It was discovered that the Hotspot component in OpenJDK failed to properly handle malformed Shared Archive files. A local attacker able to modify a Shared Archive file used by a virtual machine of a different user could possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||6.2||Base Metrics:||AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C|
|Access Vector:||Local network||Attack Complexity:||High|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||Complete|
|Integrity Impact:||Complete||Availability Impact:||Complete|
|Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk)||ELSA-2014-1636||2014-10-22|
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